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A Well Travelled Path On The Adriatic Coast of Italy

November 30, 2014 TravelAtWill 6

10 Weeks Let Us See The Adriatic coast of Italy Fall was a great time to head away for a brief gateway stop in London before spending 10 weeks heading down the Adriatic coast of Italy.  We revisited favourite spots and discovered the Adriatic coast regions (Emilia Romagna, Abruzzo and Puglia). It was a long […]

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Igea Marina The Off Season Beach Ghost Town

September 27, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Italian Riviera Off Season When we planned this trip to Italy, we wanted to explore some new and off-the-beaten-path locations for tourists. There could be no more real local Italian destination than to go to an Italian beach town. When we searched “Italian – beach – Adriatic” we were bombarded […]

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San Marino – A Country Inside Italy

September 23, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Leaving Italy For The Day To Visit San Marino The other “must do” day trip while at our Igea Marina stop was to visit the Independent Republic of San Marino buried in the heart of the Emilia Romagna region. The fact that it was a separate country was a draw. […]

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Ravenna The Mosaic Town

September 22, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Many Great Examples Can Be Found In Ravenna The Mosaic Town Renowned for its ancient mosaics, Ravenna was one of the towns on our list to visit from Igea Marina.  By train it was an easy 45 minute,  second class, milk run trip. Rick Steves travel guides suggested that you […]

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Bologna Old Town

September 20, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Bologna Old Town – Heart Of The Emilia Romagna Region It was a quick train trip (90 minutes) from Verona to Bologna.  But since we were travelling on Saturday we thought it might be busy.  So we decided to pay the extra premium for 1st class train tickets. It was a […]

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666 San Luca Porticos

September 18, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

San Luca Porticos – The Mother Of All Porticos in Bologna Bologna should be known as the city of porticos. During our week in Bologna we walked miles and miles of porticos but no visit would be complete without walking the 666 porticos to San Luca high on the hill […]

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Bologna The Fat City

September 16, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Bologna and Food – The Fat City in Emilia Romagna On this day during our week in Bologna, we celebrated Bologna the Fat City.  Bologna is known for 3 things, as the: Red City – for its flirtation with communism and/or for the prevalence of red brick Educated City – having the […]